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The bloom is off the rose. Massively open online courses (MOOCs), heralded by Silicon Valley visionaries and higher education critics alike as the great disruptor of the university, are coming under increased criticism for their failure to provide the powerful learning outcomes that their …Education
What is a Remind Connected Educator?
We are looking for smart, passionate, and inspiring educators to connect their communities using Remind. Our team …Education
I have been thinking about the way things are in the world of professional development. Thinking about all those things I have learned to say. …Learning
What is collaborative learning?
Collaborative learning is based on the view that knowledge is a social construct. Collaborative activities are most …Learning
Digital pedagogy is not a dancing monkey. It won’t do tricks on command. It won’t come obediently when called. Nobody can show us how to do it or …Pedagogy
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Educational technology coaches are often called upon to be advocates, cheerleaders, storytellers, trainers, curators and perhaps even therapists; …Education
Here's a question: Would you decline an opportunity to attend an all-expenses paid education conference that promised …
announced two new features: video sharing and private group direct messaging (DMs). Video sharing and group messaging have been popular on other …Video Sharing
Posted by Samantha Hulsman on Monday, 03/23/2015
Time. That ever-elusive entity of which we think we never have enough. As a teacher, it seems like …
What's happening in our world is stunning. Consider these startling facts:
Of 100 people in the world, only 5 live in Northern America; 60 live in …
The Independent Project/ image from Charles Tsai’s movieWhen Sam Levin was a junior at Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington, …Education
By David Price
Along with Google search, Wikipedia has become the first point of reference for most of us. Wikipedia’s first incarnation, …Wikipedia
I’m a believer in the following statement:
“Development is something that happens to you; learning is something that you make happen.”
And, if like me, …Professional Development
If you’re like most teachers, you spend a crazy amount of your own money on your classroom. In fact, this Forbes article explains that teachers spend …Education
This free app offers push-button recording for quick-and-dirty podcasting.
With the recent runaway success of Serial, which presented a serialized …
Some public schools (by design) foster passive learners, discourage productivity, and fail to teach self-discipline. The culture of “school” works …Education
The Teacher’s Guide to Twitter via Edudemic: This is a great guide from Edudemic for all teachers -- both the experienced tweeters and those new to …e-Learning
Author's Note: Thanks to Joe Manko, Liberty Elementary School principal, for inspiring this blog post during an impromptu edcamp at #SXSWEdu this …Backchannel
Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz
Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the …Social Media
Steve Wozniak arguably has one of the most creative and innovative brains in the history of technology.
“Woz” played a huge part in the way we view the place of technology in our lives. In his book iWoz, the Apple co-founder talks about his inventions and his creative process.
On creativity, he …Management
“We tell a story about the power of learning that is very different from what we practice in traditional models of school,” says Steve Hargadon, …
Social media is a powerful tool for keeping in touch with friends, getting coupons and deals from your favorite businesses, and seeing what your …Social Media
A recent MindShift article about how “unschoolers” turn out has sparked a lot of debate among readers. Unschooling is a category of homeschooling in …Kids
In many schools, project-based learning happens in isolated cases: in certain teachers’ classrooms here and there, or in the contexts of specific …
The types of leaders we need in education...
What makes a school successful? The principal... the teachers... the students... the parents?
Can one …Education